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THE STRANGE DR. WEIRDThe Strange Dr. Weird was a radio program broadcast on Mutual from 1944 to 1945. Sponsored by Adam Hats, the drama is notable in part because it was a sister series to The Mysterious Traveler, both in theme and its narrator, Maurice Tarplin, who was also the creepy voice of the Mysterious Traveler. Many of the scripts were condensed 15 minute versions of scripts originally broadcast on The Mysterious Traveler. To the accompaniment of an organ. Spooky, strange Tarplin introduced each episode:Adam's Hats presents The Strange Dr. Weird. "Good evening. Come in, won't you? Why, what's the matter? You seem a bit nervous."The closing line never changed:"Perhaps you'll drop in on me again soon? I'm always home. Just look for the house on the other side of the cemetery...the house of Dr. Weird!"The 29 episodes were produced and directed by Jock MacGregor and written by Robert A. Arthur, who also scripted for The Mysterious Traveler. From the Old Time Radio Researchers Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.
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- 2011-09-27 11:01:09
Subject: Incorrectly Named Episodes
episode 28, "Revenge From The Grave". "Picture Of A Killer" can be found at the link below.
Subject: mistitlled episode & false information
White Pearls of Terror
The closing line never changed:
"Perhaps you'll drop in on me again soon? I'm always home. Just look for the house on the other side of the cemetery...the house of Dr. Weird!"
"I'm always home" is missing from several episodes,
including The Tiger Cat, The Dark Wings of Death. Murder Will Out, and Voices of Death
The opening also changes.
As an example: "You look pale" NOT "nervous" in The Man Who Knew Everything or "Your hand's shaking" in The Ghost Ship
Subject: Here are a few more mislabelled episodes
and Episode 5 Murder Comes Home (44-12-05)
is really Death in the Everglades (44-11-28)
Episode 28 Picture of a Killer (45-05-15)
is really Episode 29 Revenge from the Grave (45-05-22)
Picture of a Killer is available at:
(They have it dated May 8 though)
Subject: Fun little snippets
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